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Entertainment Jeff Bridges' home 'severely damaged' in California mudslides

04:30  12 january  2018
04:30  12 january  2018 Source:   wonderwall.com

California storm: Cars swept away, body pinned against home

  California storm: Cars swept away, body pinned against home LOS ANGELES — In the dark of night, Thomas Tighe saw two vehicles slowly being swept away by a river of mud and debris flowing down the road in front of his house in Montecito, California. Daybreak brought a more jarring scene: a body pinned against his neighbor's home by a wall of muck.Tighe is CEO of Direct Relief, a Santa Barbara, California-based charitable organization that helps disaster victims. This time, the disaster was "literally in my backyard, and front yard," he said by phone from Montecito, about 90 miles (145 kilometers) northwest of Los Angeles.The scene left Tighe shaken.

Jeff Bridges and his family are safe and sound, but their house isn’t. The 68-year-old actor, whose home is next door to Oprah Winfrey‘s, shared on Twitter Thursday that his home was caught in the California mudslides . “Our home has been severely damaged , but we are safe, and so thankful

Jeff Bridges ' home could be a total loss after mudslides ripped through his neighborhood. Eugene Powers/WENN.com. "Our home has been severely damaged , but we are safe, and so thankful for that and for the first responders who are working tirelessly to save people," he tweeted on Jan.

Jeff Bridges wearing a suit and tie: Jeff Bridges attends the world premiere of 'Only The Brave' in Los Angeles on Oct. 8, 2017.© Eugene Powers/WENN.com Jeff Bridges attends the world premiere of 'Only The Brave' in Los Angeles on Oct. 8, 2017. Jeff Bridges' home could be a total loss after mudslides ripped through his neighborhood.

"Our home has been severely damaged, but we are safe, and so thankful for that and for the first responders who are working tirelessly to save people," he tweeted on Jan. 11. "We are heartbroken over the loss of lives in our community. Your prayers and best wishes are most appreciated."

"The Big Lebowski" star lives behind Oprah Winfrey, who's home was also affected by mudslides. In a video posted to Instagram on Jan. 9, she pointed to a neighbor's home behind hers and said it was "gone." That home, TMZ said, was Jeff's.

Thanks everyone for your prayers and concern. My property is fine.Some mud , and minor damage that pales in comparison to what my neighbors are going thru. #mudslides

California mudslide victim found, death toll at 21 .
The body of a 28-year-old California woman, missing since savage mudslides hit nearly two weeks ago, was found Saturday, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's office said.Faviola Benitez Calderon was one of three people still missing after the catastrophe swept away homes and lives in the coastal town of Montecito.

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